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Islandistas out and about for pre-Grammy weekend parties

The Grammy Awards are today and that means one thing for certain – pre-grammy parties in abundance! And of course that means a weekend full of islandista-spotting as some of our favourite and most fabulous Caribbean stars socialise. Rihanna leads the way (of course) at the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch. Rihanna has as many looks […]

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Awards season so far: the islandista angle

This awards season has definitely been a mixed bag thus far, islandista-wise! We’re only two awards shows in (the Golden Globes last week and the SAG Awards last night) and already there’s so much to discuss – fashion hits and misses, snubs and superb wins. Despite starring in some of the year’s biggest movies and […]

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Glamour Magazine goes for back-to-back islandista covers as Rihanna fronts November issue

Glamour Magazine has outdone itself with back-to-back covers starring islandistas! Following their October cover with Scandal star Kerry Washington, the magazine has Barbados’ superstar Rihanna on the cover of their the November issue. The interview and shoot was done in Barbados while she was home for Crop-Over and fittingly, she explains the difference between Robyn (her […]

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Islandistas out front and partying it up at New York Fashion Week

Well, we could have told you that… Islandistas have been everywhere for New York Fashion Week, at times making the front rows and more importantly, the after-parties look like CARICOM! Antiguan stylist to the stars June Ambrose, Trini rapper Nicki Minaj, Barbados’ own Rihanna, St. Lucian fashion muse and editor Shala Monroque were among those […]

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Kerry Washington on the cover of Glamour Magazine’s October issue!

You just can’t stop this islandista Kerry Washington at all. She is absolutely on a roll, having the best year of her career and picking up major magazine covers left and right. This time, it’s the October edition of Glamour Magazine. She talked to Glamour’s Cindi Leive about her career and how she got her […]

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Looking ahead to Fashion Week!

It’s upon us again islandistas! Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week is here and that means we are on the hunt once again for islandista fabulousness and style. We’ll be looking out for islandistas like Jourdan Dunn, Melodie Monrose and Cora Emmanuel on the catwalks. We will keep a keen eye out for the collections […]

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Kerry Washington is married…and hardly a soul knew!

Ok so cue all the “just like Olivia Pope would have done it” jokes and headlines because Kerry Washington eased off and got married two weeks ago and kept it as quiet as anything. No-one even knew she was dating, far less engaged, far less about to jump the broom but the Jamaican-descended islandista did […]

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Kerry Washington accepts the President’s Award at the 44th annual NAACP Image Awards

“Class is class but form is only temporary.” Watching this video of Kerry Washington accepting the President’s Award at the NAACP Image Awards reminds me of that expression which we usually use in the West Indies when we’re talking about cricket. Islandista by descent Kerry Washington is in the form of her life right now […]

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Haitian designer Hassan Pierre in Vogue!

We love to see island folk doing big things so we were very happy to read about Haitian-American designer Hassan Pierre…  in the May issue of US Vogue, no less!   While folks may not always associate Haiti with haute couture, Pierre, who is a 22 year old grad of Parson’s School of Design, has fashion […]

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Islandistas at the CFDA Awards – shades of grey

The CFDA Awards were held earlier this week and two of fashion’s favourite islandistas, Zoe Saldana and model Arlenis Sosa were in attendance. Interestingly enough, they were both wearing dresses in shades of grey, as was one of the only other brown bodies pictured there, the always fabulous Kerry Washington (let me find out she […]